Magic is happening in the woven shibori class

  We just completed our fourth week of weaving and dyeing last night.  The beautiful surprises that come with Woven Shibori are revealing themselves. In the previous weeks, we used fiber reactive dyes for the first and second rounds of dyeing. While the colors are spectacular, the price we pay is rinsing and more rinsing. […]

Awesome Weaving Journals

  The Weave-A-Journal class at Pullen Art Center ended with the most innovative woven designs. Here are several of the weavings from our class. The class included making the book with a wrap-around cover and loom pages.  After our book was constructed we spent three weeks weaving.  We started with basic tapestry techniques using yarn:  […]

Woven Shibori Class: June 5 – July 19

Pullen Shibori samples

I am offering a woven shibori class at Pullen Art Center.  This is the technique I use to make scarves and wall pieces such as “The Storm”. Pullen Art Center has a weaving studio with pre-warped floor looms so we won’t be spending time setting up looms.  Rather, the looms are full of white cotton […]

Weaving Journal Class

I’m co-teaching a class on making a weaving journal.  Kathy Steinsberger, bookmaker extraordinaire, and I collaborated on a wrap-around book cover to hold the mat board looms.  It’s made of “pleather”, a canvas that has been coated with layers of paint, and is secured with a leather-ish thong. The books turned out really beautiful. We […]